What does Sachin Tendulkar think about MS Dhoni’s retirement speculations?

XtraTime Web Desk: Sachin Tendulkar backs MS Dhoni, says let him decide the on retirement. Tendulkar has backed former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and said that let him decide the time of his retirement. In an interview, Sachin said Dhoni has been facing a barrage of criticism but he is the only one who knows his game the best. “The player only has to take the call. A player of his calibre, who has been around for a long time, knows what is expected of him and where he stands. So, I will leave the decision to him,” Tendulkar said about Dhoni.




“I know people are talking about a lot of things… I have read Mr Gavaskar’s statement and seen Sourav’s remark that Dhoni needs to do more. But if you speak to MS himself, he would also say that it has not been up to his expectations,” Tendulkar said.

Tendulkar also said the retirement decision has to be left to Dhoni himself.




“The player only has to take the call. A player of his calibre, who has been around for a long time, knows what is expected of him and where he stands. So, I will leave the decision to him,” Tendulkar said.

“I am sure he will get back to scoring runs. Whatever he does, it’s his decision,” he said.




Dhoni already crossed ten thousand runs in One day cricket during the second ODI against England at Lord’s. He is now the 4th Indian after Tendulkar, Ganguly, and Dravid remarkable achievement indeed. He is now the 12th international player to achieve the milestone, took 320 matches and 273 innings to finally score his 10,000th run.

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